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Determining or able to determine an outcome: the deciding factor; the deciding vote.
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powerfully and finally influencing a decision; decisive
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settling a question or dispute; determining; decisive: the deciding vote.
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|Noun||1.||deciding - the cognitive process of reaching a decision; "a good executive must be good at decision making"|
officiating, officiation, refereeing, umpirage - the act of umpiring; "the officiating was excellent"
higher cognitive process - cognitive processes that presuppose the availability of knowledge and put it to use
determination - deciding or controlling something's outcome or nature; "the determination of grammatical inflections"
eclectic method, eclecticism - making decisions on the basis of what seems best instead of following some single doctrine or style
groupthink - decision making by a group (especially in a manner that discourages creativity or individual responsibility)
closure, resolution, settlement - something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making; "they finally reached a settlement with the union"; "they never did achieve a final resolution of their differences"; "he needed to grieve before he could achieve a sense of closure"
change of mind, flip-flop, turnabout, turnaround, reversal - a decision to reverse an earlier decision
|Adj.||1.||deciding - having the power or quality of deciding; "the crucial experiment"; "cast the deciding vote"; "the determinative (or determinant) battle"|
decisive - determining or having the power to determine an outcome; "cast the decisive vote"; "two factors had a decisive influence"
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adjective determining, chief, prime, significant, critical, crucial, principal, influential, decisive, conclusive Cost was the deciding factor in our final choice.
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deciding[dɪˈsaɪdɪŋ] ADJ → decisivo, determinante
the deciding factor → el factor decisivo or determinante
the deciding goal/point → el gol/punto decisivo
the deciding vote → el voto decisivo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
deciding[dɪˈsaɪdɪŋ] adj [factor] → décisif/ive
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Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
deciding[dɪˈsaɪdɪŋ] adj → decisivo/a
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